LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Specialities: Eating disorders, body image concerns, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, specific phobias, self-injury, suicidal ideation, trauma, and couples/family counseling for communication or relationship difficulties
Treatment modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Exposure Therapy, Family Based Treatment (FBT) for Eating Disorders, Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy
Dr. Gaydusek is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, self-injury, suicidal ideation, trauma, and relationship concerns. She provides individualized evidence-based therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families and has extensive experience in conducting individual, group, family, and couples therapy. Dr. Gaydusek is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Family Based Treatment (FBT) for eating disorders.
Dr. Gaydusek’s approach to therapy is collaborative, supportive, and empathetic and she integrates empirically supported client-centered interventions into her practice to provide symptom relief. She works with clients to build insight, uncover maladaptive thinking patterns, improve quality of life, and teach skills to facilitate positive behavior change. Dr. Gaydusek tailors all treatment plans and utilizes interventions that best match the client’s needs.
Dr. Gaydusek received her B.A. in psychology from Hamilton College and her M.A. in school psychology from Marist College. She received a second M.A. in clinical psychology and her doctoral degree from the American School of Professional Psychology. She completed an APA accredited clinical internship at Princeton House Behavioral Health , which included a 6-month eating disorder rotation at the University Medical Center of Princeton. During her doctoral training, Dr. Gaydusek worked with adolescent and adult eating disorder clients at the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt.
In addition to working at Mind Body Health, Dr. Gaydusek is the Clinical Program Director of Rock Recovery, a nonprofit organization that treats adults with eating disorders.
Dr. Gaydusek has worked at the following sites:
- Center for Discovery
- Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt
- University Medical Center of Princeton
- Princeton House Behavioral Health